McKinsey quote of the day

“In general, you want to optimize your team with about 60 percent of your people in the sweet spot—this is the standard bell curve distribution—20 percent of your people at the launch point, and 20 percent of your people in mastery. In general, I want most of my people in the sweet spot. Then optimize based on the needs of your team right now—the stage of growth that your company is in”

Whitney Johnson, CEO of Disruption Advisors, on her new book, Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company in a recent interview from McKinsey's Author Talks series